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Illinois Judge Finds No Duty In Take-Home Asbestos Exposure Case

(September 12, 2016, 11:10 AM EDT) -- WINCHESTER, Ill. — An employer cannot be held liable for take-home asbestos exposures in a case where both father and son worked for the same company, an Illinois judge held Aug 1 in a two-page opinion (Rex Hill v. Ameren Illinois Co., et al., No. 2013-L-21, Ill. Cir., Morgan Co.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160914-005R.)

Career insulator Rex Hill filed suit in Scott Co., Ill., Seventh Judicial Circuit Court, alleging exposure to asbestos. Hill named numerous defendants whose conduct allegedly caused his exposure. Hill worked for Brand...
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